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Surfside Beach plans to open May 1st – (Contingent on Governor)

Surfside Beach

In a text message sent to MyrtleBeachSC News today, Surfside Beach Mayor Bob Hellyer says the town of Surfside Beach fully intends to open on May 1st contingent on Governor Henry McMaster not intervening. Governor McMaster could circumvent those plans by mandating the town stay closed for a longer extended …

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North Myrtle Beach furloughs 186 employees

North Myrtle Beach

North Myrtle Beach Public Information Officer, Pat Dowling, informed MyrtleBeachSC News that furloughs are necessary for some town employees due to the coronavirus. Wrote Dowling, ““Furlough” is an unpaid leave of absence, and implies this is a temporary arrangement. Hopefully, all furloughed employees will one day be able to return …

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Wednesday Watercooler April 15th


WATERCOOLER WEDNESDAY: Dave and David ( are ON-SITE at a Conway furniture store that is closed and considered “non-essential” under Gov. McMaster’s executive order. However, big box stores, pet groomers, vape shops, adult novelty stores and even the elite country club where Henry was a member for years is open …

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Myrtle Beach closed at least until May 15th

Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune told local press today that the City of Myrtle Beach will continue its current shut down through May 15th. The shut down includes all hotels, attractions, and dine in restaurants. The order applies to all current reservations made through May 15th. Tourists who have current …

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